July 23, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Area leaders learn of quarry closure

Following up on reports the New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc.’s quarry in Orbisonia would be closing, The Daily News reached out to the company to confirm the news. More...

Job applicants encouraged to disclose records

With a current state unemployment rate of 4.5 percent, relatively similar to that of surrounding states, obtaining and securing employment remains a priority and surmounting task that many attempt to complete. More...

State  Free Access 

As president weathers firestorm, senate hopeful picks up a shield

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As President Donald Trump found himself under pressure from his own party this past week, Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania reached for his shield.  More...

A year later, families of four murdered young men remain raw

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In the sweltering heat of a summer day, Sharon Patrick walked the cornfields of the DiNardo family’s Solebury Township farm, praying the rosary. More...

Philly woman surprised by alligator in backyard

PROSPECT PARK, Pa. More...

Local Sports

Huntingdon loses state opener 7-2

Huntingdon hit Berwick Sunday for the first round of the 11-12 year-old Little League state championship tournament. Huntingdon couldn’t find the hits when it needed them and three home runs helped Kennett Square take a 7-2 decision.  More...

Curve lose shortened series finale with Phils

After a dominant performance by Taylor Hearn, the Altoona Curve were defeated by the Reading Fightin Phils 6-5 on a walk-off error in extras in the first game of a double-header on Sunday afternoon at FirstEnergy Stadium. More...

Mount Union declared Area 15-16 champ

Huntingdon and Mount Union prepared to play for the Area Five 15-16 year-old all star championship Saturday. More...

People/Pastimes

Caring for caregivers: How to prevent burnout

While caring for an older family member - whether it be a spouse, parent or grandparent — can be a rewarding experience, it can also be a difficult and overwhelming task. More...

Happy Birthday

LOOK WHO’S 3! Happy birthday wishes go out to Gemma Rose Walker, who turns 3 years old today, Monday, July 23, 2018. Her proud parents are Tomi Sue Wright and Governor Walker Jr., both of Huntingdon. More...

Special Occasions

July 23, 2018  Happy anniversary wishes go out to Scott and April Feagley of Huntingdon, who celebrate their 24th wedding anniversary today, Monday, July 23, 2018. Happy anniversary, Scott and April!   More...

Horoscope

Horoscope

A baby born today has a Sun in Leo and a Moon in Sagittarius if born before 5:49 p.m. (ET). Afterward, the Moon will be in Capricorn. HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 24, 2018: More...

Weekend rains result in rescue

Heavy weekend rains, reported at 2-3 inches in portions of Huntingdon County, turned what was intended to be a routine paddle down the Little Juniata River Sunday into a water rescue around 10:45 a.m. near 5531 Riverside Drive, Spruce Creek. More...

Volunteers clean up river banks

It’s never too late for a second chance, as evidenced by the determination of a group of volunteers organized by the Little Juniata River Association (LJRA) who took part in the rescheduled annual cleanup Saturday along the Little Juniata River More...

Medical marijuana use leads to DUI concerns

As of April 17, 2016, the medical marijuana program signed into law permits dispensaries to provide access to medical marijuana to individuals who meet the 17 serious medical conditions through various safe and effective delivery methods. More...

Local News

Lightning strikes home

Lightning from a thunderstorm is suspected to be the cause of a dwelling fire at 7163 Shavers Creek Road in Logan Township this morning. Crews were called to the home around 8:20 a.m. More...

Two fires damage Mount union dwelling

Emergency crews responded to two structure fires at the same Mount Union Borough residence within a 24-hour period Saturday evening and early Sunday morning. Both fires at 211 W. More...

Police Log

Theft TODD TWP. — State police at Huntingdon investigated the theft of a laptop that was removed from a Sugar Run Road residence sometime between May 15 and July 16. More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Monday, July 23  AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church, Huntingdon. For further information, please call 643- 0623.  Al-Anon o Al-Anon family group will meet from 8-9 p.m. at St. More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Sale shuts down Tigers and Red Sox win 9-1

DETROIT (AP) — Chris Sale struck out nine in six scoreless innings to win his fifth consecutive start, and Jackie Bradley Jr. More...

Rene Portland loses battle with cancer

Rene Portland, who built Penn State into a women’s basketball powerhouse during a 27-year tenure, has died after a three-year fight with cancer. She was 65. D’Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall in Pennsylvania confirmed her death Sunday. More...

Moninari comes out of Tiger’s shadow to win Open title

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Francesco Molinari didn’t get the loudest cheers for the best golf at British Open. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Nervous around male medical professionals

Dear Annie: I have a problem that I don’t think is unique to me. I am a senior in high school and an extremely modest girl. I have nightmares about being seen or treated by male doctors and nurses. More...

Hints from Heloise

Sparing the spare tire

Dear Readers: Today’s SOUND OFF concerns new cars that do not include a spare tire. More...

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